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Library Adult Classes

  1. Basic Microsoft Excel 2013

    April 25, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ South Irving Library Computer Lab

    Adults learn to identify the parts of a spreadsheet and toolbar, enter and edit data, format cells and use basic formulas. Basic computer skills are required. Classes are limited and are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to class time. No registration is required. Classes are in the computer lab unless otherwise noted.

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  2. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Series: Making the Most of my Plate

    April 26, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ East Branch Library Program Room

    This free bilingual seven-part series presents nutrition classes and recipe demonstrations. The program will help you learn how to make healthy and safe food choices, cook for your family, get the most for your money, and stay physically active. The class meets on Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Class will not be held on May 24. For more information, please call (214) 688-0903.

    The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, the Texas A&M System, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  3. Conversaciones @ Your Library

    April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ South Irving Library Program Room

    On Thursdays at South Irving Library, conversation tables are available for English language learners to practice conversational skills in a friendly and informal environment.

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Library Adult Programs

  1. Color Me Calm and Scrapbook Paper Flowers Craft

    April 23, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Valley Ranch Library Meeting Room

    Get creative as you make your own wall art from canvas, paint, and scrapbook paper. Space is limited and advance registration is required by signing up at the Valley Ranch Library Information Desk. Adults only.

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  2. Meditation Workshop

    April 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Storytime Room

    Feeling stressed? Find peace within, learn to meditate and balance with guided meditation. This free program is presented by DFW Sahaja Yoga Meditation.

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  3. Unicorns in Space! Book Club discusses Fandom Reads

    April 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    Share your favorite fandoms from TV, movies, games, books, graphic novels, the internet and more!

    If you enjoy science fiction or fantasy, from space opera to high fantasy, steampunk to just plain weird, then join us for book talk with Unicorns in Space.

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  4. Celebrating Irving: One-Day Irving Trivia

    April 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    At this annual event, cheer on the teams competing for the coveted Irving Trivia trophy. This year, all rounds are held on the same day, and the winning team will be announced. Refreshments.

    This program is part of the 11th Annual Celebrating Irving: The City and the Man series, held throughout the month of April. All events are free. For additional information, please visit www.irvingheritage.com or call (972) 252-3838.

    This series is funded in part by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Library Events

  1. North Texas Teen Book Festival 2018

    April 21, 2018, 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM @ Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

    Readers of teen and tween literature, hold on to your bookmarks! Seventy-six of the nation's best and newest Young Adult and Middle Grade authors are coming to the North Texas Teen Book Festival, including Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants series), Angela Thomas (The Hate U Give), Cassandra Clare (Mortal Instruments series), Leigh Bardugo (Language of Thorns), Jenny Han (Always and Forever, Lara Jean), Gayle Forman (I Have Lost My Way), and Jennifer and Matthew Holm (Babymouse series). Participate in panel discussions, cutting-edge publisher events and book signings. Wristbands required for select signing lines and publisher events. Sponsored by the City of Irving and Friends of the Irving Public Library.

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  2. One District One Book: The Mouse and the Motorcycle Read-In

    April 24, 2018, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ all Irving Public Library locations (check below for event time information).

    What happens when a mouse discovers a motorcycle just his size, and it's bright and shiny, red and fast? Find out by reading this year's One District, One Book selection, The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary. Make mouse crafts and read all about Ralph and his escapades in specially-reserved areas of the libraries.

    From 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, April 24:
    East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Drive: Activities include watching a movie based on the book.
    South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.

    From 7-8 p.m., Valley Ranch Library at 401 Cimarron Trail will have a special session of Family Storytime, with parents welcome.

    That's not all! Later in the week, at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27, West Irving Library presents an encore showing of the movie.

    One District One Book is a collaboration with the Irving Independent School District and Irving Public Library. For grades K-5.

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  3. One District One Book: The Mouse and the Motorcycle Movie Matinee

    April 27, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ West Irving Library Meeting Room

    What happens when a mouse discovers a motorcycle just his size, and it's bright and shiny, red and fast? Find out by reading this year's One District, One Book selection, The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Newbery Award-winning author Beverly Cleary. Today, we'll watch a movie based on the book.

    Also, check out these events earlier in the week:

    From 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, make mouse crafts and read all about Ralph and his escapades in specially-reserved areas of the libraries:
    East Branch Library, 440 S. Nursery Drive: Includes watching the movie adaptation.
    South Irving Library, 601 Schulze Drive.
    West Irving Library, 4444 W. Rochelle Road.
    From 7-8 p.m., Valley Ranch Library at 401 Cimarron Trail will have a special session of Family Storytime, with parents welcome.

    One District One Book is a collaboration with the Irving Independent School District and Irving Public Library. For grades K-5.

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  4. Poetry in the Park: A Celebration of National Poetry Month

    April 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Centennial Park

    Gather the entire family, pack a picnic, a blanket, and your favorite poems, and enjoy readings and performances by local poets.

    In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held in the South Irving Library Program Room at 601 Schulze Drive.

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